These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Archive: June 2013

[PEP Graduation ’13] Be THE Example

Posted on June 6, 2013 by Ilan Weismark

Here is my Graduation Speech from yesterday: From Masechet Eruvin: אמר רבי אילעאי: בשלשה דברים אדם ניכר: בכוסו, ובכיסו, ובכעסו. ואמרי ליה: אף בשחקו. Using the translation from Steinsaltz…. R. Ilai said: By three things a person is recognized and it becomes known what his true character is: at a time of drinking; when he Continue Reading »

Should our students be allowed to study Torah on an iPad?

Posted on April 28, 2013 by Ilan Weismark

From my blog: Should our students be allowed to study Torah on an iPad? Does it change the Kedusha of the text? For thousands of years Jewish tradition was rooted in the oral passing of history. In the first and second century when Yehuda HaNassi compiled the Mishna, he changed the future of Jewish education. Continue Reading »

Snowing in Jerusalem!

Posted on January 10, 2013 by Ilan Weismark

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